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  • RecOil Project round table: Used Cooking Oil to Biodiesel Chain towards 2030

    The RecOil project team* would like to invite you to the round table “Used Cooking Oil to Biodiesel Chain towards 2030” on 3/03/2014 at the headquarter of the European Biomass Industry Association (Scotland House, Rond-Point Schuman 6, B-1040 Brussels). The event is organised with the support of the European Commission under the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme of ...


    By RecOil Project

  • Used Oil to Biodiesel – Cone Bottom Tanks

    More and more delivery vehicles are now powered by recycled cooking oil, otherwise known as biodiesel. It’s been a very beneficial marketing ploy for a number of years now and a brand name associated with this movement is none other than McDonald’s. Since 2007, the fast food giant, which incidentally claims to feed nearly one per cent of the world’s population each day, has been ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • A $50,000 EPA environmental education grant will teach students to convert cooking oil to fuel

    The Gulfsouth Youth Biodiesel Project is training 70 out-of-school youths to collect and recycle used cooking oil into biodiesel fuel. Operation REACH, Inc. is receiving $50,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Environmental Education Grants program to introduce students to opportunities in the Green Collar workforce. The participants will learn about diesel engines and the ...

  • Cooking Oil Recycling in the US Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld

    The landscape of the Cooking Oil Recycling industry has transformed over the past decade. Once considered a waste, cooking oil became a valuable and sought-after commodity as its use as an input into biofuel production became widespread. Aided by government-mandated biofuel production standards, the industry has generally ...


    By IBISWorld

  • Petrotec ramps up biodiesel production

    Petrotec AG, manufacturer of sustainable and CO2-neutral biodiesel using as a feedstock used cooking oil, is restarting biodiesel production at the beginning of January 2008 following the temporary production stop. All 25 staff members at the production facilities in Südlohn-Oeding and Emden, Germany, for whom the company filed for short-time at the end of October 2007, will go back to regular ...


    By Petrotec AG

  • RecycOil and the Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance Provide Biodiesel to Willie Nelson's Country Throwdown

    RecycOil LLC, a Colorado clean energy company, and the Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance (SBA) teamed up to fuel country music superstar Willie Nelson's Country Throwdown as it made a stop at Red Rocks Amphitheater. Nelson's crew fueled up with the recycOil biodiesel the morning of the Red Rocks show, which featured eight top country acts and six emerging singer/songwriters. "It is a terrific ...


    By Marketwire

  • Industry Welcomes Updated Department of Energy Biodiesel Guide

    The biodiesel industry welcomed the publication of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) fifth edition of the Biodiesel Handling and Use Guide, developed in conjunction with the DOE Clean Cities program. The guide is a comprehensive document designed to educate those who blend, distribute, and use biodiesel and biodiesel blends. It provides basic information on the proper and safe use of ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Biodiesel – Alternative Fuel Insurance Programs Offered by Legends

    Biodiesel is a rapidly growing alternative fuel that is used across North America.  It is formulated to be used in standard diesel engines and is typically produced by processing renewable resources.   According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “It is safe to use in any diesel engine and is more sustainable and far less polluting than conventional petroleum ...

  • As of July 1 Canada Drives With Renewable Biodiesel

    The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) today lauded the final release of the national 2% biodiesel mandate in Canada as good news for consumers, farmers and energy diversity in Canada. "This will be a special Canada Day for the renewable fuels industry in Canada," said Gordon Quaiattini, CRFA president in reacting to the federal government's announcement of a July 1 start date for ...


    By Renewable Industries Canada

  • New data reaffirms carbon benefits of biodiesel

    Biomass-based fuels present a tremendous opportunity to transition toward a more sustainable mix of renewable energy. This was a key theme of an alternative fuels workshop hosted today by the U.S. Department of Energy in Macon, Georgia. The workshop examined the sustainability of feedstocks like soybean oil, which can be used to make biodiesel or alternative jet fuel. Wally Tyner, a professor of ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • NBB Releases Statement on Senate Biodiesel Tax Legislation

    The National Biodiesel Board released the following statement from Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel after Sens. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., introduced new legislation with 12 additional cosponsors to extend the biodiesel tax incentive through 2019 and reform it as a domestic production credit: “Biodiesel and renewable ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Forty Senators Call for Higher Biodiesel Targets in RFS

    Forty U.S. senators from across the country Thursday called on the EPA to strengthen biodiesel volumes in the pending Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) proposal. The senators emphasized that biodiesel and renewable diesel are leading the way in delivering Advanced Biofuels under the RFS and said the EPA should do more to encourage their growth. ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • California affirms biodiesel as lowest-carbon fuel

    In a fight to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, California’s Air Resources Board has spent years looking for the cleanest, most efficient ways to cut carbon. Turns out, biodiesel is at the top of the list. Friday the board finalized California’s revised Low Carbon Fuels Standard. The new standard affirms America’s Advanced Biofuel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • NBB Calls for Stronger Biodiesel, Advanced Biofuel Volumes

    The EPA is significantly underestimating biodiesel’s capacity to deliver more Advanced Biofuel to U.S. consumers in the coming years, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) said in public comments on a pending renewable fuels proposal. NBB called on the EPA to strengthen the biodiesel and overall Advanced Biofuel volumes under the proposal before it is finalized ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • INCBIO has secured an order for the supply of an 8,000MT/year Biodiesel Plant for Tunisia

    Incbio, a leading Portuguese engineering company, who specializes in state of the art fully automated industrial ultrasonic Biodiesel plants, has signed a contract with Biokast Energy S.A, to supply an 8,000MT per year Biodiesel plant, to be installed in Tunis, Tunisia. Using Incbio’s ultrasonic reactors to produce EN14214 Biodiesel from Used Cooking Oil (UCO), collected from restaurants in ...


    By Incbio

  • Biodiesel Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple’s Carbon Emissions

    The City of New York has taken another significant step in reducing the region’s carbon footprint by passing legislation today that incrementally displaces 20 percent of the heating oil sold within the city with cleaner-burning, sustainable, biodiesel. “New York City is once again setting an example for the rest of the Northeast to follow by ensuring consumers are provided with the ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • General Biodiesel settles with EPA for hazardous chemical and emergency planning violations

    General Biodiesel, in south Seattle, will pay a penalty for failing to report their hazardous chemicals in violation of federal emergency planning laws, according to a consent agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. General Biodiesel converts used cooking oils, fish oil, vegetable oil, and animal fats into biodiesel fuel and glycerol in a process that uses hazardous chemicals ...

  • Genuine Bio-Fuel Clears the Air About Biodiesel In Wake of Recent Turmoil

    In the wake of the new biodiesel tax credit extension, there has been constant debate over the benefits and validity of biodiesel fuel production. The oil industry has done everything within its power to overturn mandates set by the Environmental Protection Agency on Renewable Fuel ...


    By PRWeb

  • Kansas mine tests back up air quality benefits of biodiesel

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Miners have several ways of knowing whether the air they breathe hundreds of feet below ground is cleaner. Mine companies Rogers Group and Hutchinson Salt Company both have extensive testing that shows biodiesel cuts emissions in their mines. Employees have their own proof. Less black soot in their handkerchiefs when they blow their noses. Now the Mine Safety Health ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Biodiesel returns more energy to the earth than ever, study finds

    Biodiesel is better than ever at harnessing the power of the sun and turning it into fuel. In fact, a study shows the fuel is returning more than four times the energy that it takes to make biodiesel. Newly published research from the University of Idaho and U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that for every unit of fossil energy needed to produce biodiesel, the return is 4.5 units of energy. ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

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